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12 Days of Kindness: While this single dad is out of the house, we deliver the Christmas magic he worried his boys would miss

Canadian Tire sets Willard Bechard and his boys up with everything they need to make this Christmas merry and bright

Welcome to day eight of's 12 Days of Kindness supported by @homeENERGY.

Willard Bechard is a single dad who is raising three boys on his own.

This past year has been a challenging one as Willard battles anxiety and depression, on top of the emotional and financial struggles of being the sole parent.

Willard's mom Claudette reached out to us in hopes of recapturing the spirit of the season and giving her boys a Christmas they will never forget.

So while Willard and his sons are out of the house - Canadian Tire is delivering some merry magic and setting the family up with everything they need to make this Christmas a little bit brighter.

You may also recognize two of our little helpers. surprised Shannon Denault with bedroom makeovers for her sons Liam and Dezmond last year. Shannon wanted to pay if forward and we're glad she was able to help us surprise Willard and his sons this year.

Remember to visit each weekday morning leading up to Christmas as the 12 Days of Kindness continues.

If you would like to support our next recipient or if you know someone who is deserving of an act of kindness, visit


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